Women’s preview: Texas vs. Sam Houston

Posted December 26th, 2015


When: 2 p.m. Sunday

Where: Erwin Center

Records: Texas 10-0, Sam Houston State 4-5


Radio: 104.9


Probable starting lineups

24FAriel Atkins
34PImani BoyetteSr.6-711.59.0
1GEmpress DavenportSr.5-97.03.1
11GBrooke McCartySoph.5-411.72.7
2GCelina RodrigoSr.5-65.13.9
30FBreanna StewartSr.6-419.38.6
3FMorgan TuckSr.6-29.31.9
33GKatie SamuelsonJr.5-911.23.3
11GKia NurseSoph.6-09.31.9
4GMoriah JeffersonSr.5-712.72.6
Texas's Brianna Taylor pushes past Northwestern State's Beatrice Attura during the second half of play at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Tx., on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. Texas beat Northwestern State 86-33. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Texas’s Brianna Taylor pushes scored a team-high 15 points against Arkansas in a 61-50 Horns victory. She has led the team in scoring 3 times. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Longhorns notes

Texas is coming off a 61-50 victory over Arkansas last Sunday in Oklahoma City. Taylor scored 15 points and was the team’s leading scorer for the third time this season…. Boyette blocked  a  season-high six shots against the Razorbacks, moving her ahead of former Horn Angela Jackson into fourth place on the school’s all-time career list with 223…. This marks the final non-conference game for the Longhorns before opening Big 12 competition Thursday at West Virginia….

Bearkats notes

Sam Houston State has four players from Central Texas, including two starters — Guillory (Anderson) and Beadle (Crockett). Two freshmen on the roster include center Ashleigh Cooper (Hendrickson) and forward Lydia Baxter (Bowie…. The Bearkats are coming off a 78-50 loss to Kansas State on Saturday…. Robertson scored 21 points and Beadle added 10 for the Bearkats, who trailed by only three points with less than four minutes left in the third quarter. Kansas State closed the game with a 40-15 run in the final 13 minutes.


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